Acts 8 :16

Acts 8 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

(For as yet he was fallen on none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

American King James Version (AKJV)

(For as yet he was fallen on none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

American Standard Version (ASV)

for as yet it was fallen upon none of them: only they had been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For up to that time he had not come on any of them; only baptism had been given to them in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Webster's Revision

(For as yet he had fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.)

World English Bible

for as yet he had fallen on none of them. They had only been baptized in the name of Christ Jesus.

English Revised Version (ERV)

for as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they had been baptized into the name of the Lord Jesus.

Definitions for Acts 8 :16

Clarke's Commentary on Acts 8 :16

Barnes' Commentary on Acts 8 :16

He was fallen - This expression is several times applied to the Holy Spirit, Acts 10:44; Acts 11:15. It does not differ materially from the common expression, "The Holy Spirit descended." It means that he came from heaven; and the expression "to fall," applied to his influences, denotes the "rapidity" and "suddenness" of his coming. Compare Acts 19:2.

In the name of the Lord Jesus - See the notes on Acts 2:38. See also Acts 10:48; Acts 19:5-6.

Wesley's Commentary on Acts 8 :16

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